Today, Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, introduced legislation
that would enable the government to manage
public sector compensation growth. If passed, the legislation would allow for reasonable wage increases, while protecting
the province's front-line services, restoring the province's financial position
and respecting taxpayer dollars.
- Today, the Ontario government released the 2019
Local Food Report, highlighting the hardworking entrepreneurs of
Ontario's local food economy. Ontario farmers, food processors, food hubs,
broader public sector institutions, grocery retailers and the government are working
together to strengthen and grow Ontario's agri-food industry.
TORONTO - Today, Ontario's government
kept its promise to put people first by passing the Getting Ontario Moving Act that will cut red tape for our
province's job creators, help keep our roads safe and enable the upload of new
subway builds to the province to ensure subway lines get built faster.
TORONTO - As part of Ontario's historic $28.5 billion transportation
vision, the province is building a new subway line, the Ontario Line, to better
connect people and reduce travel times across Toronto. Today, Jeff Yurek,
Minister of Transportation, and Monte McNaughton, Minister of Infrastructure, called on the federal government to commit their support for the project.
MISSISSAUGA - Today, Ernie Hardeman, Minister of
Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, kicked off Ontario's Local Food Week by
celebrating the new Local Food Champions program. The Minister was joined by Mississauga
- Lakeshore MPP Rudy Cuzzetto and Lloyd Herridge from Herridge's Farm Fresh
Market in Mississauga to recognize the outstanding contribution Herridges' has
made to local food in Ontario.
TORONTO — Today Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement regarding Ontario's participation at the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia:
HAMILTON — Ontario is hiring 21 new probation and parole officers to help improve our correctional system and strengthen the safety of our communities. Probation and parole officers play an important role in helping to ensure public safety by managing offenders who are serving their sentences in the community.
OSHAWA - Today, Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, visited Grandview Children's Centre to thank the organization for its work with children in the community and to reaffirm the government's commitment to the centre as it moves forward with plans to build a new head office and children's treatment centre in Ajax.
TIMMINS — Today John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, highlighted next steps in the development of Ontario's new forestry strategy while marking the 100th anniversary of EACOM Timber Corporation's flagship sawmill.
DURHAM — Ontario is putting people first by helping tradespeople and employers better meet the needs of a rapidly changing economy through faster and easier access to the skills needed to find jobs in the skilled trades. Today, Premier Doug Ford was at the Ontario Power Generation's Darlington Energy Complex, along with Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and local MPPs David Piccini and Lindsey Park, to discuss how changes to Ontario's apprenticeship and skilled trades system will get local employers the workers they need and get workers the training required for good quality, available jobs.